Summary: The Latvian Lutheran Church has gone back on its 40-year-old decision by officially ruling that women cannot be ordained priests.
CTSA 2016: Feminist theologian Elizabeth Johnson challenged fellow theologians "to do something," echoing the words of the namesake of the award she received June 9.
CTSA 2016: Catholic Theological Society of America's annual conference started June 9 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The conference theme's seems to fit the island’s economic woes.
Iraqi refugee women who fled Islamic State group violence in their homeland have appealed to Pope Francis for help, sending a hand-sewn chasuble and imploring him to pray for peace.
NCR Today: Listen to NCR's Tom Gallagher on "Catholic Perspectives," a new show hosted by Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre diocese. The two were recently in Iraqi Kurdistan.
GSR Preview: While many around the world may have already forgotten about the April 16 earthquake, the leadership of Ecuador's Catholic women religious has played an integral role in the country's recovery.
The eugenics mentality that affirms some human lives are worth more than others did not end with the Nazis, but continues in modern times through abortion and promotion of contraception.
Parish Diary: In a shrinking world, as religions and cultures interact and sometimes react, priests can be instruments of peace beyond their church walls.
As Morocco continues defying the United Nations and much of the international community in its continued occupation of Western Sahara, the United States continues supporting that autocratic government.
Human rights activist Kerry Kennedy spoke at the University of Cape Town during a program commemorating her father's Day of Affirmation speech 50 years ago.